Monday, July 11, 2011

Pere Marquette Railroad parlor car No. 25, 1905

http://www.shorpy.com/node/9955?size=_original
assigned to the western shores of the lower peninsula of Michigan between Ludington and Frankfort. vacation service on trains No. 1 and 5, and Nos. 9 and 10, the Resort Special.

 for 1905 of the Great Central route stopped at Little Manistee River (Fishing Camp) when signaled, an indication of casual operation in good old summer days. The car was characterized by a curved rear bulkhead with plate-glass windows to match, giving onto an observation platform of uncommon depth.

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